finish turning

finish turning

[′fin·ish ‚tərn·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
The operation of machining a surface to accurate size and producing a smooth finish.
References in classic literature ?
"Do you expect to see Pat when you finish turning?" said Dan skeptically.
But Hareb went in for a tactical finish turning past the buoy and heading with a straight tack towards the finish line ahead of 'Al Wasf'.
Also, the authors emphasized that the areas of stress concentration in FEA provide information about probable tool wear type once finish turning has been continued.
Ratnam, Simulation and measurement of surface roughness via grey scale image of tool in finish turning. Precission Engineering, 2015
The measured values are represented in Table I (rough turning), and Table II (finish turning).
Attansio et al., 2006 studied tool wear in finish turning of 100Cr6 normalized steel pieces under MQL and dry cutting conditions using triple coated carbide tip (TiN outer layer, [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] intermediate layer and TiCN inner layer).
Failure would likely condemn Afghanistan to continued conflict, perhaps even civil war, after Nato troops finish turning security over to Afghan president Hamid Karzai's weak government by the end of 2014.
The AC510U grade is for finish turning of exotic materials, while the AC520U grade is for roughing and medium-cut machining applications.
Man's catalogue of mailorder misery is too thick a volume for the combined fingers of the world ever to finish turning its pages.
Never far from the lead, Chives looked as though he would take a hand in the finish turning for home, but did his chance no favours with a bad mistake at the third-last flight.